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March 6, 2013

By Winslow Wheeler

The Air Force's F-35A: Not Ready for Combat, Not Even Ready for Combat Training



F-35A Fighter Jet A new report, titled "F-35A Joint Strike Fighter: Readiness for Training Operational Utility Evaluation," reveals yet more disappointments on the status and performance of the F-35 fighter jet.

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Topics: National Security

July 9, 2012

By Winslow Wheeler

How the F-35 Nearly Doubled In Price (And Why You Didn't Know)



On June 14 - Flag Day, of all days - the Government Accountability Office released a new oversight report on the F-35: Joint Strike Fighter: DOD Actions Needed to Further Enhance Restructuring and Address Affordability Risks. As usual, it contained some im

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Topics: National Security

April 28, 2011

By Nick Schwellenbach

DoD Identifies 14 "Should-Cost" and "Will-Cost" Demonstration Programs



The Air Force, Army, and Navy have identified fourteen weapons programs where they will employ two management techniques to prevent massive cost overruns, according to an April 22 Department of Defense (DoD) memo obtained by Inside Defense.com.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

July 23, 2009

By John Cappel

Experts, Contractors, and the F-35 Alternate Engine



After voting 58-40 to remove funding for additional F-22 fighter jets from the annual defense authorization bill, the Senate is turning its attention to the nation's other jet fighter program, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

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Topics: National Security

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